Marketing Promotions Specialist CEE & Baltics
Education and Experience
University degree in business or marketing preferred.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in product management or marketing.
Past experience in a direct selling company would be preferred.
Direct sales experience, sales force experience and good negotiation skills.
Fluency in English both spoken and written is a must.
Fluency in Czech or Slovak would be a huge plus.
Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
Timely Decision Making:
Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision
Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market; has a good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace.
Position Objective: Directly reporting to Marketing Director CEE, Create and guide all Promotions and Programs in the country; including budget related planning, motivational promotions and programs for all levels of the sales force in the areas of sales, recruiting, promoting, productivity and activity.
Create, guide and harmonize sales force promotions
Discuss and finalize marketing proposals during meetings under consideration of local input and requirements
Participation in the Marketing Meetings and Update Calls
Launch and flawless implementation of promotions plans (according to the Area decision)
Be responsible and coordinate the development of monthly, quarterly and annual analysis of promotions and programs and product analyses
Create and communicate briefing all support material for SF promotion (leaflets, posters,…) and pass to Printing Department
Safeguard and follow up on timely availability of printed material for promotions in the DS
Brainstorm and decision making of local Sales Force Incentive Trips & Events to give briefing to the Special Events Department
Regular visits in DS and Sales Force Meetings to launch and follow up the promotional programs
Participation in DS Meetings/Conferences, Unit Manager Meetings and occasional training of Sales Force (together with RSM)
Strong involvement in the weekly reporting structure and immediate follow up on results (for reinforcing actions)
Regular follow up discussion with the Sales Force to collect ideas for future business opportunities
Preparation of promo sheets with strong involvement of all departments (Finance, DAS and Sales) and finalization with ongoing communication to the DS
Safeguard timely availability of promotion samples in the Distributor Ships
Create and Follow up on cost calculations for all promotions and post analyses after promotion period